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Just a Minute: In the Heart of a Child, One Moment ... Can Last Forever (edition 2012)
Just a Minute: In the Heart of a Child, One Moment ... Can Last Forever by Wess Stafford
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How long does it take to make a difference in the life of a child?
For good or for ill, individual moments in a young person's life can make all the difference in their future. It may be something said or done by an adult who hardly thinks about it: a hug, a compliment, an intriguing question, a sincere applause. But in that moment, the child discovers who they are, what is important to them, why they matter, and sometimes even what their destiny will be. Most of us want to help encourage and build into this next generation, most of us see the need all around, but we just have no idea where to begin.
Now, with this book, you know where to begin and you know that it only takes Just a Minute. Follow along as Dr. Wess Stafford, president of Compassion International, shares stories and experiences to introduce you to the difference you can actually make anywhere on the spectrum of child development. From helping meet physical needs to breaking down emotional barriers and from discovering latent talents to equipping with spiritual insights, these stories are a catalyst for action.
You don't have to be a teacher, a parent, a pastor, or a doctor to make a difference in the life of a child. You only have to be willing!
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With each child you encounter, you have the power and opportunity to build up-- or, tragically, to tear down. You never know when you are making a memory. Stafford has collected stories that show that, if God stands a child before you, for even just a minute, it is a divine appointment.
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